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Elephant Island


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"Elephant Island is full of the complex and playful visual detail and humour that Leo Timmers' readers love, with levers, pulleys and contraptions." Julia Marshall, Publisher

About the Author

Leo Timmers was born in 1970 in Belgium. At the age of 12 he started to draw comics and later trained in graphic design. He illustrates for magazines and newspapers and has released many successful picture books. He has a large following as one of Belgium's pre-eminent picture book artists.


"Yet another triumphant experiment for the award-winning Timmers."

-- The New York Times, Best Children's Books of 2022

"This light-tension, winking tale of a makeshift homecoming is sure to delight audiences at story time."

-- Foreword Reviews, starred

"A refutation for anyone who thinks their island is too full to accommodate outsiders."

-- The Times, Children's Book of the Week

"The tender yet dynamic verbal and visual narrative never falters in this engaging picture book."

-- Booklist

"A picture book tribute to the power of collective, constructive play, and to heeding the call to freedom."

-- Publishers Weekly

"From endpapers to assemblages, Belgian Leo Timmers never ceases to delight."

-- The Listener, Top Children's Books of 2022

"A fascinating and funny tale."

-- The Scotsman

"The sheer inventiveness of the entire endeavor is to be commended. Come for the elephant. Stay for his island."

-- Betsy Bird, US

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